3 Steps to a Revitalized Bathroom SpaceBy
The bathroom can be one of the most neglected rooms in the house. It is said that a person can spend an average of 3 years on the toilet. You comb your hair, brush your teeth, shave, and you know what in the bathroom, so why not pay a little attention to it and spice it up a little? Renovations can be daunting and costly for any homeowner, but simple changes can revitalize any space and make it look brand new!
So, put your D.I.Y hat on and let’s see how these simple and easy steps can make a difference in the look and feel of your home.
Step 1: Pick a style or inspiration.
Choosing a specific style, theme or inspiration is the building block for the development of your space.
Are you the modern, minimalist and streamlined type? Modern spaces focus primarily on function and organization. These spaces are simple and spacious with clean lines and industrial materials like chrome and glass.
How about a casual, comfortable and inviting yet whimsical style? Textured fabrics and unique accents appropriately set this type of design style.
Or are you the classic type? Traditional style cherishes simple elegance with limited details and finely crafted furniture and fittings.
Find your style using social sites like Pinterest or Houzz to help determine your style and foster inspiration and creativity. Narrowing down your thoughts and ideas can not only identify your style, but save on costs. Remember keep it simple, it’ll be easier to expand on your ideas during the remodeling process.
Step 2: Make Easy Fixes
Once you have identified your style, it will become easier to make the necessary changes.
– Renew the existing vanity with a fresh coat of paint or stain and change out hardware. This can allow you to change the look while saving on any extra costs.
– Switch out dull or worn out lighting. Lighting can change the entire mood in the room. Create a spa-like atmosphere with dim lighting and chic drapes.
– Add accent pieces using paint, wallpaper, artwork, bath towels, mirrors, shower curtains, and decorative items. These pieces can add dimension to the room and can be the “final touch” that needed to bring the space together.
- Modern: stick with neutrals and add pops of vibrant color with accessories.
- Casual: be unique yet subtle. For example, use a geometric patterned bathroom rug or decorative towels.
- Traditional: use antique pieces like a vintage wall mirror or classic paintings.
Have a little extra money to spend?
Switch out the outdated toilet with a water efficient Water Sense Certified 1.28gpf toilet from American Standard. There are several decorative options that can fit any style.
Step 3: Give it a try
Get the family involved with fun D.I.Y projects such as painting a personalized tooth brush holder for each member of the family or repurposing existing items around the home.
We would love to hear from you!
What easy fixes have you incorporated into your bathroom to jazz it up?